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New Use for Spent Corn Grains
Kitty litter that's nearly 100 percent biodegradable can be made by processing spent grains left over from corn ethanol production....
Pioneer: Fall Tillage Best Practices
Tillage is conducted primarily to bury residue and speed up decomposition....
Hail Storms Ruin Crops at Planting For Hope: November Newsletter
Apollo Saku is a farmer, agricultural academic and project leader for Planting for Hope Uganda, a sustainable wealth creation programme...
Crop Insights: Row Width in Corn Grain Production
Optimum row width has long been a topic of interest among corn producers. ...
Do Ethanol Prices Drive Corn Prices?
The impact of the boom in ethanol production on corn prices has been the subject of an intense debate since 2006. It is no easy feat...
Bt Sweet Corn Can Reduce Insecticide Use
A new study finds that genetically modified sweet corn is better for the environment and safer for farm workers....
Planting For Hope: Empowering Rural Communities through Farming
Apollo Saku is a farmer, agricultural academic and project leader for Planting for Hope Uganda, a sustainable wealth creation programme...
Report: Climate Change to Shift Kenya's Breadbasket
Kenyan farmers and agriculture officials need to prepare for a possible geographic shift in maize production as climate change threatens...
Biofuels Influence on Nutrient Use, Removal in US
Nutrient use and management will likely be impacted significantly within the next 5 years through grain-based ethanol production, writes...
Corn DDGS: Apparent Digestibility Coefficient, Digestive Enzymes Capacities
During their presentation at Aquaculture Europe 2013, Rui Magalhães et al, Centre of Environmental and Marine Research, investigate...
A New Look at Where Our Food Dollars Go
The ERS marketing bill has been a popular statistical series for food market observers interested in knowing the costs of getting food...
New Possibilities for Efficient Biofuel Production
Limited availability of fossil fuels stimulates the search for different energy resources. The use of biofuels is one of the alternatives....
Pioneer: Corn Earworm, Western Bean Cutworm Management Tips for
Corn earworms (CEW) are cannibalistic and normally only one will be found per ear. The pest is best identified by bright, variable...
Maize Trade Disruption Could Have Global Ramifications
Disruptions to U.S. exports of maize (corn) could pose food security risks for many U.S. trade partners due to the lack of trade among...
Do Farm Programs Encourage or Discourage Reacting to Drought Risk?
During the summer of 2012, almost 80 percent of U.S. agricultural land suffered drought. In terms of severity and geographic extent,...
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